Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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This Evaluation Handbook is a practical handbook to help those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up. The primary...

Posted on 04/05/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Advocacy & Women's Stories Topic(s): Land and other Assets

The World Survey on the Role of Women in Development is a UN Secretary-General report mandated by the Second Committee of the General Assembly and comes out every five years. The 2014 report focuses on gender equality and sustainable development, with chapters on the green economy and care work...

Posted on 27/04/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Policy Topic(s): Agricultural Policies

Using the 2009 round of the Ethiopian Rural Household Survey, this paper examines the medium-term impact of the land registration on investment behavior by households, particularly the adoption of soil conservation techniques and tree planting. It investigates whether men’s and women’s knowledge...

Posted on 14/04/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Crisis Management and Resilience, Land and other Assets
The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2015)

Updated regularly with the most current statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau,The Simple Truth...

Posted on 07/04/2015
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

This Staff Discussion Note examines the effect of gender-based legal restrictions and other policy choices and demographic characteristics on female labor force participation. Drawing on a large and novel panel data set of gender-related legal restrictions, the study finds that restrictions on...

Posted on 24/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Topic(s): Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

This report identifies proven, promising and high-potential interventions that increase women’s productivity and earnings in particular economic and country contexts.

Posted on 23/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Land and other Assets
Summary of the FAO policy on gender equality

Gender equality is central to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations’ (FAO’s) mandate to achieve food security for all by raising levels of nutrition, improving agricultural productivity and natural resource management, and improving the lives of rural populations. FAO...

Posted on 23/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Topic(s): Agricultural Policies
Realizing Women's Rights to Land and other Productive Resources

This publication is based on the results of an expert group meeting on good practices in realizing women’s rights to productive resources, with a focus on land. The meeting was convened by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (...

Posted on 19/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Land and other Assets
Hands, by Vjeran Lisjak.

This BRIDGE Cutting Edge Overview Report and In Brief makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity is leading to insufficient policy responses and the failure to...

Posted on 11/02/2015
Posted by Ms Amelia Ochoa
Type of resource: Report Topic(s): Agripreneurship, finance and markets, Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work, Crisis Management and Resilience

Over the past few decades, scholars and practitioners working on gender and development issues have advocated for more in-depth analyses that explore and foster change in the social institutions that create and perpetuate gender inequalities. Gender integration approaches in a research and...

Posted on 05/01/2015
Posted by Erna Klupacs
Type of resource: Case study Topic(s): Food and Nutrition Security, Agricultural Labor and Descent Work

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